Hveragerði is situated beneath Mt. Kambar in Ölfus. The Varmá river runs alongside and through the town. The State Horticultural College is in Hveragerði. The town’s first house was built in 1929, and the first greenhouses followed shortly thereafter. The economy is based on horticulture, in addition to tourist services. A sanatorium operated by the Icelandic Nature Health Society is operated there.

Places of Interest and Hikes:

Wall of Ideas